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Events Happening In August 2014!


Mon Aug 11, 2014
Billy Durant: Founder of General Motors
A one-hour presentation with visuals. It features his acquisitions of the Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac and Oakland companies to build what became the world’s largest corporation. It deals with his financial successes and failures and the reasons that he died penniless. The presenter is Russell Doré, an automotive history writer who is a member of the Motor Cities National Heritage Area and the Henry Ford Heritage Association. Free Admission. 1:00pm Call 231-723-2519 for information.

Wed Aug 27, 2014
Walter Chrysler: His Company and His Life
A 1 hour presentation with visuals. It covers how he developed his skills at General Motors, and how he started his own company. His family and the building of the Chrysler Building in New York are also discussed. The presenter is Russell Doré, an automotive history writer who is a member of the Motor Cities National Heritage Area and the Henry Ford Heritage Association. Free. Call 248-437-6431 to register or for information. 7:00pm

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MotorCities National Heritage Area
200 Renaissance Center, Suite 3148, Detroit, MI 48243
Phone: 313.259.3425  |  Fax: 313.259.5254